7-year-old left on bus for hours prompts probe

Updated at 4:40 p.m. to add comment from District Attorney A troubling breach in school bus safety last week that elicited “dismay and disgust” from the Kennett Consolidated School District superintendent is under investigation, officials said. In a statement released to parents on Tuesday, April 7, Superintendent Barry Tomasetti said a 7-year-old student who was picked up at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 31, never…

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Letter to the Editor: Sestak will protect seniors

With millions of senior citizens in the United States, it is our duty and our elected representative’s job to assist them. As the cyber space continues to grow, we need make sure that all American families are protected from the various problems that arise out of the Internet. When he served in the House of Representatives, Admiral Joe Sestak voted to fund the Consumer Financial…

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Burning PennDOT’s ears

Nobody was blaming PennDOT for making potholes, but they sure were pointing fingers at the agency for not fixing them. In Birmingham Township, a resident, a police chief, a supervisor and an aid for a state representative all took aim at the state’s transportation department for not repairing the roads after a brutal winter. Resident Harry Miller brought up the subject of potholes during a…

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Hillendale gets grant for running trail

The Unionville-Chadds Ford Education Foundation, which raises money to fund projects, programs and equipment throughout all six UCF schools, has awarded $5,000 to Hillendale Elementary School for a new half-mile running trail. The Education Foundation announced the grant award in a surprise celebration on Feb. 5, 2015 to Lara Scarborough, the Hillendale parent who submitted the grant request on behalf of the Hillendale Elementary PTO…

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As weather warms, plant sale to take root

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Patrons of Tyler Arboretum's annual plant sale will have 4,000 selections to tempt them.

Now that spring has sprung, gardening and landscaping enthusiasts are invited to enjoy the warmer weather by selecting beautiful new foliage for their collections at Tyler Arboretum’s annual Plant Sale. Whether planting in a simple window box, an edible or ornamental garden, or even a large-scale landscape, shoppers can satisfy all their gardening needs – while supporting the arboretum – during Tyler’s annual Plant Sale…

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Karen Trembicki of Glen Mills

Karen Trembicki (nee Monninger) died after a courageous battle with cancer on April 1. Her husband Mitchell W. Trembicki was by her side. Born in Baltimore in 1952, she was the daughter of the late Irma and Paul Monninger. Karen graduated from Widener University with a bachelor’s degree. While Karen worked as a pharmacist for more than 25 years, her greatest joys and passions were…

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